Eydie Miller-Ellis, MD
Vice Chair for Inclusion & Diversity
Eydie Miller-Ellis, MD is Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology, Vice Chair for Inclusion & Diversity, Vice Chair for Faculty Affairs and Director of the Glaucoma Service for the Scheie Eye Institute/Department of Ophthalmology. Her goal is to create a safe space where employees who have experienced discrimination and unprofessional behavior can discuss issues related to systemic racism, sexism, and concerns and experiences in the Department. She has organized a speaker series to discuss these topics and emphasize departmental goals:
- Deliver equitable care to our patients
- Treat each other with respect and compassion
- Address discrimination and unprofessional behavior
- Provide a forum for difficult and important conversations, to learning from those conversations, and to creating a community where it is fully clear that Black Lives Matter
The Department of Ophthalmology is committed to being actively anti-racist, and to providing a forum for difficult and important conversations.